How can I suppress the subscription-manager warning messages on servers without Internet access?

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  • If a customer installs Red Hat Enterprise Linux but does not have Internet access to activate a subscription, subscription-manager displays continuous subscription activation warnings on the desktop.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 and newer
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 and newer
  • Certificate-based Red Hat Network

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